Long-standing nonunion of fractures of the lateral humeral condyle.

  title={Long-standing nonunion of fractures of the lateral humeral condyle.},
  author={Satoshi Toh and Kenji Tsubo and Shinji Nishikawa and Sadahiro Inoue and Ryuujiro Nakamura and Seiko Harata},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={84-A 4},
BACKGROUND Patients with nonunion of a fracture of the lateral humeral condyle often have pain, instability, or progressive cubitus valgus deformity with tardy ulnar nerve palsy. However, some patients have minimal or no symptoms or disabilities. We evaluated patients with long-standing established nonunion of the lateral humeral condyle to correlate the clinical long-term outcome of this condition with the original fracture type. METHODS Nineteen elbows in eighteen patients who were at least… CONTINUE READING
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